Novosibirsk region is famous for its variety of terrain: plains, lowlands, and swamps, and steppes. But today it’s about Palaeolithic Parking lot “Wolf Mane”, located in 62 kilometers from the city Karagat. In 1957 archaeologists discovered this unique place. which at first took to be a huge cemetery of mammoths, but it was later revealed that this prehistoric people, who never used in their simple life stone. Scientists dug up any of a thousand skeletons of dead animals, which indicates the exceptional significance of mammoths in the area. Animal skins served as building material for homes of people of that time, bones made tools, meat from animals fed. Found the remains of animals of different ages — here and old mammoth, and young, scientists found not only the remains of mammoths, and bison, horses and other animals. Collection of stunning finds of the stone age at the present place is stored in the Institute of archaeology and Ethnography of the Academy of Sciences of Novosibirsk. Territory “Wolf Mane” impresses with its size: Parking stretches for 8 kilometers to the East, has a width of 1 kilometer, and stands 11 meters. The area is valuable not only from a scientific Continue reading
The main mythological facts:
The tomb of the famous clairvoyant and healer of the last century became a place of pilgrimage for those seeking healing. Endowed with the gift of healing Mujawir-Hazrat cured need of medical care, including seriously ill. For treatment he was visited and even high officials from Moscow and Siberia. Came for the help of a folk healer sometimes had to wait their turn for several days. Before you see the patient, the healer already knew that people came to him and he is sick.Here come the graduates of those institutions and just people who truly believers and those who worship the prophets. People pray, asking Hazrat care, live here for a few days.
Brief historical summary:
Coordinates: 52°31″46″N 58°29″32″E. the Name of Muravera-Hazrat residents of Baymak, Sibay and the surrounding villages commemorate almost every day. Still, after living here half a century ago, a wonderful old man — the main celebrity of these places, the hero of several books, many stories and legends. Died in 1967, the healer still attracts religious pilgrims from all over the country who come to worship at his grave near the village of Mansurovo. Continue reading
In different Nations that inhabited our planet in ancient times, there were different traditions of burial of the dead, is often very unusual. Both were buried in ancient times? Here are interesting facts about some very unusual burials.
Among some peoples of Ancient China (e.g. people’s Bo) was taken to suspend the coffin with the body of the deceased on a high rock, and on the side facing to human habitation. It was believed that mountains are a bridge between earthly life and afterlife, and the dead in the tombs will protect the living and bring them luck. The hanging coffins were made from a solid single piece of wood and placed on special stands, hammered into the rock. The oldest burial found is 3000 years old and the youngest is 400.
In Ancient Persia, the main religion was Zoroastrianism (he was later superseded by Islam), according to which the dead were not supposed to defile the earth and air, therefore corpses could not be burned or buried in the ground. On a high rock tower was constructed with a deep well in the center (Tower of silence). Inside the tower were three levels: one for men, one for women and one for children. The dead were stripped completely and put in the tower, Continue reading